I’m always looking for new elements challenging my creative process and technique. Visual communication gives me the opportunity to express process in multiple mediums. I enjoy communicating with the viewer on a subconscious level shaping thoughts and perceptions. By incorporating tangible hands on artistic techniques with digital mediums I merge the old with new. This refinement of art and technology inspires my artistic development and new media endeavors.
Artist and Director with the ability to facilitate the clients vision via interactive planning, presentation and research. I have had the opportunity to learn and grow from in house agencies and freelance positions. I can toggle between several mediums like broadcast video, print production and interactive design.
Hi, my name is Derek Osterlund aka (osvinci). This is my portfolio website. I’m an artist, designer, art examiner, art director and goSkate instructor. Yep I can hold my own on a sk8 board and in the board room. An award wining artist and designer I bring my best to each project. I believe all design should be good; facilitate usability, function and convey a clear message.
Adobe CS5 Design Suite, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver, Flash, After Effects, Premiere, Fireworks. Apple Final Cut Studio, DVD Studio, Soundtrack, Compressor, Motion. Cinema 4D, Power Point, MS Office and Resolume 4. I can merge traditional hands on art and digital creating a unique look. Specializing in design and art direction.
I simply love design and find myself admiring it from restaurant menus to billboards. Love QR Codes and promotional SMS advertising techniques. I do love my apple computer and a hot WIFI spot. Much love for the swiss design and the Bauhaus. I dream of color theory and a life led by design. I aspire to be a better designer on every project. I also love espresso up to 3x daily.
Derek has collaborated with multiple agencies like AimiTV, Team Detroit, CLVR, Grahm Advertising and Wasabi Labs to name a few. Working with clients like Toyota, Ford, Lincoln, Mattel, Verizon and others to integrate several Campaigns. Project Responsibilities included Brand Managment, Design, Digital Art, Art Direction, Proprietary Development, Branded Micro Sites and Broadcast Video.
Targeting a positive atmosphere to thrive and excel. A challenging environment that utilizes multimedia, video, web and print disciplines with an emphasis on brand strategy and user experience.
The goal is to build a positive working reputation through industry standard best practices and exceptional designs. With affordable freelance services provide solutions for small brick & mortar companies to mid sized corporations. With a strategic approach and innovation tailored for each individual client's needs!
Working with web design and development for over a decade. These are some of the platforms I utilize for web production. I believe in responsive design and mobile friendly web apps.
A foundation built from several years of art and design practice. I have received several awards for fine art and illustration. This gives me the ability to think outside the box and create efficient task driven solutions.
Client Presentations - Strategic Planning - Creative Project Management - Digital Art - Brand Development & Management - Request For Proposal - Wire Frames - Story Boards - Pre & Post Production - Media Distribution - Agency Relations - Graphic Design - Art Direction - Drawing - Painting - UX/UI
I believe in a collaborative team effort and play well with others! If you think I could be a good fit please let me know? I appreciate all inquiries and will respond as soon as I’m available. Thank you for taking the time to learn more about me and my work. If you would like to get in contact, please fill out the form below.